Are you planning to buy a used car or a motorbike in Karachi? Don’t make the purchase before verifying the ownership details of the vehicle. If you don’t know the process already, then don’t worry we have put together a comprehensive guide to vehicle verification in Karachi which will help you check the vehicle registration and ownership of a used car that you intend to purchase.
Let’s get started.
Documents Required for Vehicle Verification in Karachi
These are the documents you need to bring along when verifying ownership of a vehicle in Karachi.
- Vehicle Registration Book
- License Plate Number
- Original Return File
- Original Sale Invoice
- Sale Receipt
- Delivery Letter
- Token Tax Record
Vehicle Verification in Karachi
The Excise, Taxation and Narcotics Department Sindh oversees vehicle verification in Karachi.
For checking vehicle ownership in Karachi, you will be required to visit the head office of the Excise, Taxation and Narcotics Department. You will be required to bring the above-mentioned documents during the office hours. Don’t forget to take the original license plate number of the car you intend to purchase.
An officer present at the site will help you with the car registration check in Karachi.
These are the two main branches of the Excise and Taxation Department Sindh that you can visit for vehicle verification in Karachi.
Address: Tughlaq House, Sindh Secretariat, Karachi
Phone Number: 021-99231410
Office Hours: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Address: Service Lane, Altaf Ali Barelvi Road, Karachi
Phone Number: 021-99231410
Office Hours: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Apart from checking the vehicle registration in Karachi by visiting the Excise and Taxation Department, you can check the details of the vehicle through Citizen’s Police Liaison Committee (CPLC). It is a public-private entity where citizens have joined hands with law enforcement agencies and work in order to control crime and protect life and property. CPLC has a reliable database with details regarding any car running on the roads of the metropolitan city. In case your car gets stolen it is important to contact the police and also inform the authorities at CPLC.
For car verification in Karachi via CPLC, follow this 3-step process:
- Contact CPLC 24/7 call centre helpline: 021-35662222 & 021-35682222 for the verification of vehicles
- Provide registration number, engine number and chassis number to the operator
- The operator will check and verify the particulars of the vehicle which you intend to buy through stolen/snatched vehicles database of CPLC
Online Vehicle Verification in Karachi
One of the simplest methods of checking and verifying vehicle ownership in Karachi is through the online portal introduced by the Excise, Taxation and Narcotics Control Department Sindh.
Here is a simple step-by-step guide for online vehicle verification Sindh
- Visit the official vehicle verification in Karachi portal
- Select the type of vehicle you intend to buy – Four wheeler or two wheeler
- Enter the registration number of the vehicle in the relevant field and then click Submit
You will receive the following information about your car or motorbike:
- Registration No.
- Registration Date
- Tax Payment
- Engine No
- Safe Custody
- Body Type
- Owner Name
- Model Year
- CPLC Status
- Seating Capacity
- Class of Vehicle
- Horse Power
FAQs on Vehicle Verification in Karachi
For your convenience, here are answers to the most commonly asked questions:
How can I check my car via CPLC in Karachi?
Here is how you can check your car via CPLC in Karachi
1. Contact CPLC 24/7 Call Centre helpline at 021-35662222 & 021-35682222 for verification of vehicles.
2. Provide the registration details of your car, its engine and chassis number to the operator for proper verification.
3.The operator will there and then verify the particulars of the vehicle you intend to buy through stolen/snatched vehicle database of CPLC
How can I check my car registration in Karachi?
In order to check the car registration details in Karachi, choose the type of vehicle on the Excise and Taxation Department, Sindh. First select the kind of vehicle, whether it is a two wheeler or a four wheeler. Then write the registration number of the car. When you click on submit, then it will fetch the relevant details against the registration number.
How can I pay my vehicle tax in Karachi?
If you are looking to pay your vehicle tax in Karachi, then visit these 12 designated National Bank branches which is linked with Civic Centre, Karachi.
The automated system present at the Civic Centre in Karachi is also linked with the regional directorates, Excise & Taxation at Hyderabad, Sukkur, Larkana and Mirpurkhas. Taxes are levied during vehicle transfer and new car registration. Moreover, motor vehicle tax and withholding tax is also levied once you own a vehicle in Karachi. The details are present on the official website of the Excise, Taxation and Narcotics Control Department, Karachi.
So, we hope this simple guide on vehicle verification in Karachi was useful. If you are looking for vehicle verification in other provinces, then read our comprehensive blog on vehicle verification in Pakistan. We have also separately covered in detail on how to verify vehicle ownership in Islamabad. Meanwhile, if you own a car in Pakistan, then you might want to take a look at these blogs:
- Tips on how to prevent car theft
- How to clean the interior of your car like a pro
- Vehicle taxes in Pakistan
- Car insurance in Pakistan
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